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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Washington, DC Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Washington, DC are 11.93% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Washington, DC are 19.97% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Washington, DC are 28.78% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Washington, DC are 16.64% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Washington, DC are 13.87% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Washington, DC is 33.44% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 15.00 $      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 67.50 $      -15.62 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 6.00 $      -14.29 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.16 $ 4.25 $      +2.08 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.05 $ 1.83 $      -10.39 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.66 $ 1.71 $      +3.29 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.31 $ 3.45 $      -19.84 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.25 $ 2.98 $      -8.42 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.20 $ 2.19 $      -31.68 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.11 $ 3.24 $      +4.34 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.79 $ 5.06 $      -25.43 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.46 $ 5.52 $      +1.12 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.39 $ 5.43 $      -26.53 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.89 $ 2.59 $      -10.44 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.03 $ 0.74 $      -27.53 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.40 $ 2.32 $      -3.13 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.53 $ 2.17 $      -14.03 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.51 $ 1.35 $      -10.55 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.41 $ 1.43 $      +1.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.32 $ 2.14 $      -7.94 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.42 $ 2.50 $      +3.19 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.75 $ 4.00 $      +45.45 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.88 $ 4.60 $      +59.59 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.50 $ 8.79 $      -34.85 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.60 $      -5.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $ 173.70 $      +43.55 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.50 $      +40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 2.19 $      -20.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 25.00 $      -16.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.83 $ 2.64 $      -6.72 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $ 21,000.00 $      -8.70 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,287.35 $ 20,430.45 $      +0.71 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 124.61 $ 122.78 $      -1.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10 $      +3.70 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.10 $ 65.96 $      +9.75 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 73.22 $ 65.61 $      -10.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 47.06 $ 14.89 $      -68.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 13.50 $      -10.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,892.10 $ 1,631.25 $      -13.79 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      -26.67 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.75 $ 51.44 $      -2.47 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.35 $ 38.33 $      -2.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.44 $ 83.44 $      -4.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 124.09 $ 113.31 $      -8.69 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,151.27 $ 2,122.03 $      -32.66 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,907.88 $ 1,682.88 $      -11.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,188.39 $ 3,856.67 $      -37.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,329.18 $ 2,719.29 $      -18.32 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,273.65 $ 566.28 $      -55.54 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 630.76 $ 269.66 $      -57.25 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,091.73 $ 4,369.48 $      +6.79 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.97 3.97      +0.03 %
Last update: April 2018April 2018
Contributors:540209
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD